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Committed to Lanka’s economic development: China

[PTI, Sunday, 13 June 2010 07:13 No Comment]

Expressing its commitment to Sri Lanka’s economic development, China today assured the country of all assistance in key infrastructure and socio-cultural projects in the post-LTTE era.

This was conveyed by visiting Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang to President Mahinda Rajapaksa during a breakfast meeting between them.

The Chinese Vice Premier discussed the progress in key aspects of economic cooperation between Sri Lanka and China, including the work on the Colombo?Katunayake Expressway, extension of the railway from Matara to Kataragama and Norochcholai Coal Power Project in the North Western Province.

The construction work on these projects was proceeding with a good speed to achieve agreed targets, an official statement said.

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